Articles tagged "polar blast"

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Significant cold outbreak hits Europe, two more waves expected

Forecast models have come true and Europe is now experiencing an unusually significant cold outbreak. Two more cold waves are expected before April ends, posing a significant threat to agriculture. After very warm March and the first half of April in which...

April 18, 2017

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Get ready, Europe: Significant cold outbreak expected

Current forecast models suggest a very cold air mass will descend from the Arctic down to the Mediterranean Sea over the next 10 days, reaching possibly as far south as northern Africa. If the models play out, central Europe, Balkan Peninsula, and Italy will see a...

April 13, 2017

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Arctic blast hits Canada and USA

"Polar vortex" takes aim on United States with dangerous life-threatening temperatures. National Weather Service warned that much of the US will see coldest temperatures in about 20 years as an arctic cold front descends. A fresh blast of arctic air

January 06, 2014

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Rare snowstorm hits New Zealand

New Zealand was hit by very rare snowfall and polar blast.  Snowfall covering far-flung areas of New Zealand as of Monday has been called " "of the order of a 50-year" event according to New Zealand MetService. On the North Island, the storm left a mantle of snow over

August 15, 2011